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-ed opinion piece in the "new york times" saying that the u.s. continues to need that stimulus, do everything that's important right now, but they have to keep an eye on the future, he says. estimate ewe husband and the net debt of the country is growing at 1 percentage point per month and that's something to worry about long-term. we'll talk more about that in a moment. taking a look at bond, the 10-year bund at this point trading down right now. the yield is lower at 3.27% ahead of the boe minutes which which are due out in the next hour. and also we've got the ten-year note here down to 3.45% having rallied at this point yesterday. taking a look at gold with a bit of dollar strength this morning, we are seeing a bit of gold weakness just a skosh, off 0.4% down about $3.85. joining us now is ivan mamale and simon grose-hodge in lichtenstein. simon, i want to start with you. in your notes, you say essentially the data that everyone has been pinning their recovery hopes on is starting to plateau. i'm wondering if you see the markets kind of in that same sort of stall pattern heading here into
there looking?g? >> not too well, rebecca. as you know, asia is not getting a chance to react to the u.s. confidence data coming out on friday. a sell-off in the region. the kospi down 2.8%. the economy did nothing to lift the shang hang market. the hang seng down 3.6% and the sensex 2.3%. in terms of nymymenymex, down a. brent should be lower as well following it. brent is trading around the ranges of $70.95 a barrel. bertha, please give us some good news. >> christine, we seem to be taking our tone from you. the market looks to extend losses. futures well below fair value. we'll get another read on consumers. earnings from lowe's and data later from housing from the national association of realtors. those are likely to weigh on the markets. we've got dow futures 120 points or so below fair value. nasdaq futures well below. s&p futures as well. taking a look at the bond market, we are seeing a move to safe havens, the yields lower. the guild in london, a record low yield. the ten-year bund at 3.3%. the ten-year note here. we are going to hear from ben bernanke at the end of the week. th
in the u.s. the retail sector is in focus today as walmart posts second quarter results. >>> hello and welcome to cnbc's "worldwide exchange." so global equities trying to be firmer. the ftse cnbc 300 is up 21 points. we managed to get a positive close in wall street. european stock markets had a bit of a boost here this morning with the growth numbers out of france and germany. we're going to get the eu whole number coming out in a while. the ftse 100 up 0.8% as well as the xetra dax. cac 40 up 0.7% and smi up 0.5%. what happened this morning, the growth dmeft irk numbers up 0.3% in germany. it's down on a comparative basis, 7.1% less than where we were standing for growth a year ago. but quarter on quarter, it was positive. that helped the euro extend some gains against the dollar this morning. euro/dollar up to 1.4245. dollar is firmer against the yen and sterling rebounded, as well against the greenback. >> those upbeat comments from the fed gave markets here enough region to cheer. markets gaining higher in asia, for instance, the nikkei 225 up 0.8%. the kospi marginally lower
to the show. let's start off with iraq. the security situation there was assumed to be improving and so u.s. forces could do an aggressive pullout and some suggested that schedule to be accelerated to be out of iraq by 2011. security situation there is a little bit rougher. brian, any chance that u.s. forces will stay there beyond 2011? >> i think there are clear signs in the last couple of weeks there are ethnic tensions, very strong ones still simmering just beneath the surface and growing concern that could come out into the open. certainly there are extremists that are trying to stoke those fires again. and certainly the u.s. military expresses concern that this could get out of hand. on the other hand they are encouraged that so far things have been relatively stable. that the shiah population have been reserved in not responding to these more recent attacks. but having said that, with the elections coming up in january for the parliament in iraq, there is very little chance i think there will be some movement further movement on the political reconciliation that needs to happen becaus
morning, good day or good evening depending on where you are. if you take a look at the u.s. futures, remember, you have a three-day winning streak as we closed out on wall street. a little bit of strength in the futures if you take a peek at the fair value here today. the dow, nasdaq and the s&p, little change in the fair value. if you take a look at the bund in germany, first we'll take a look at the ten-year bund. set the peace. 3.27% is the yield there and you go home with, viola, 3.42%. we'll call it 20 basis points in your pocket. and the price of gold at this time of the day is going to sell for $940 an ounce. little changed on the session. becky, take it away. >> i want to get back on those euro zone august flash services pmi. it was a reading of 49.5, that is a significant increase from july. still, just fractionally below that 50 par level, if you like, and well ahead of the forecast, as well. 46.5 was what the analysts were looking for there. manufacturing pmi, again, 47.9. ahead of forecasts, ahead of the previous month, but still below that par level by just a fraction.
. no brent, we don't have brent, but it should be pulling, as well. mike, over to you in the u.s. how are you today? >> thanks, christine. doing well, thank you. hope you are too. and we're about 5 1/2 hours away from the opening bell here in the united states. and we do have the futures pointing toward a lower open across the board. basically investors doing a read through from what's going on in asia and china and barring a major meltdown in the stock market today. nonetheless, this could be the best stock rally, the best six-month rally, that is, since 1933. moving over to the treasury markets, even though we did see that slight selloff in the stock market on friday, we did see the price go up and the yield come down. that's continuing today at 2.3%, but maybe a pronounced selloff if we move on to the ten-year tee note. right now we have the yield pulling in again just a little bit at 3.4%. as far as gold is concerned, it did go up 1% in friday's trading, and it might be oil price related, christine was just talking about and also inflation fear-related, but we did see the price holding st
of losses as investors wait for the new uk growth data. >> and in the u.s., a top fed official says the central bank will likely exit its current monetary stance next year, but a rate hike is still a ways off. >> hello and welcome to cnbc's "worldwide exchange." we'll kick off with the global equity session right now. the ftse cnbc global 300 is 22 points higher. we had the european markets yesterday down some 21 points or so, but we've reversed that an hour into trade right now. this is where we currently trade. the ftse 100 up nearly 0.5%. the dax up 0.835%. cac up 0.8%, as well. the dollar is trying to make gains today, as well. dollar edging back to 94 against the yen. euro/dollar, 1.4331. sterling/dollar, 1.6282 after getting below 1.62 and euro/sterling on that 0.88 mark. christine, good to see you. >> hey, ross, good to see you. happy friday. here in asia, increased confidence from the global economy helped to pull stocks higher, but not the picture we're seeing in shanghai right now. this particular market ending lower 279%. that dragged down the hang seng, as well, down 0.7
to be moderated by mike lucks and tonya tarr. we are going to be asking for questions through twitter. you can use the hash tag, dean and end or right it down on pieces of paper and there will be people going around and collecting them. so mike, who is one of the moderators, is -- he worked on the obama transition team as a liaison to the progressive community, he worked in the clinton administration, and he co-founded the wonderful blog, open left. tonya is the director of legislative and political mobilization with the texas american federation of teachers. and she has previously worked for afsme-cio. so without further ado, i would like to introduce my friend, dr. howard dean. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> do you want to start with some opening remarks. >> sure. i'm really looking forward to this. let me just say a couple things. first of all, the people in this room are going to be the most important people in america over the next 8 to 10 weeks while we get this thing done, because we're seeing extraordinary things being said that are flatout not true, there's maliciously untrue and the onl
if there's a backlash against that. phil lebeau, thanks so much for joining us. and you heard it first on "street signs," the demi-ashton indicate or. sanjay kapoor told us to look to invest in countries that have an older population like demi moore over a younger generation like ashton kutcher. well, it turns out the hollywood power couple watched them and they weighed in on the demi-ashton ratio via twitter. here are the tweets between the couple. ashton says to demi, "i love that we've become the demi-ashton ratio. lmao. you can figure out what that means on your own. it seems that i'm now a control factor in the markets. he goes on to say that -- this is ashton. "i love that i'm described as the beer-drinking party boy with no cash." i guess he feels like he's done a few things recently to make some money, and probably rightly so. but that's pretty funny. they're watching "street signs." let's take a look at the markets here as we get into the close. we were just barely in positive territory. at last check the dow has now turned negative just in the past few minutes. it's essential
>>> here in new york, markets taking a breather. commodity stocks and banks seeing -- >> in the u.s., state of wall street's rally could hinge this weekend on data on the consumer and the outcome of the fed meeting. >>> welcome to cnbc's worldwide exchange. we'll start out with a look at the global session at the beginning of the week. down six points. good session as we heard in japan in japan in particular today. nick kay off ten-month highs. one hour into their trading week taking profits from the ten-month highs we closed in at on friday. household goods, construction, weakest sectors at the moment.t. dollar is trying to retain most of its gains. lost a little bit of ground to the yen.n. still 97.40. ua dollar 141.89. bank of england's meeting last week and u.s. selling 85.33. nice to see you. >> hey, nice to see you, too. hope you had a good weekend. in asia, nice start to the week. duty optimism of the u.s. jobs on friday. fueling optimism. u.s. could lead the world into a recovery. that is providing support to the markets. ten-month high.. rise in machinery orders. first time
to have him here with us always on the show. i want to say thank foss all the people behind the scenes who make this thing work. a special thanks this week to the staff over in jerusalem. they were wonderful to work with. from the staff and crew of huckabee let >> you came up with other genes that do things more than week. others featured dr. quack and all that blank lines in the jungle. that was for me i want to see the man. >> a great saturday. >> julie: you can see from short but you know it's out there. hurricane building north and we're tracking its every move. i am julie banderas and where life as fox reports tonight. is release sparked outrage. a convicted terrorist with the blood of more than 200 people on his hands now free and celebrated as a hero back home. tonight, one of america's closest allies rejects the accusations that it struck a deal to free the lockerbie bomber and reaction from the former leader of the investigation, here in the u.s. >> a present inferno. fire consumes a kentucky prison in the midst of a massive riots. now investigators want to know how
's get on to our first guest of the show. joining us, paul day and makio camada from lgt capital. let's start by talking with, well, both of you about what's going on with this inflation/deflation picture. paul, let's start with you. do you believe we're in an inflationary or deflationary environment at the moment? >> well, i think that the inflation seem to be the ones that shout the loudest. my view is going forward for the next half of the year, deflation will be the big problem. it's something we've never seen in the west historically. so i don't think people have the perception of what deflation can do for the economy. if you look at the household deleverage, it's going to carry on going on in the united states. i feel that the deflation argument will continue. if you look at things, for example, the length of unemployment in the states seems at the highest level since 1958. we've got many, many mortgage resets coming along at a time when real bond yields are at their highest level since around 1994. i think we will have sluggish rates. >> paul, where do you stand? >> i think i m
of the u.s. consumer any way shape or form the job market is down and housing has got to stabilize. it is a very critical time for home buyers especially if one of the bend of the $8,000 a tax credit would you have to do is find a home negotiated price wheat your loan approved and close all before november 30th and if he can do that within four months i consider that a miracle. it is a busy week this week for housing key indication do on the real-estate market homebuilder's index on monday starts and permits and new housing market look on wednesday and by the end of the week existing home sales and a lot rests on finding some kind of green shoots in the housing market. the state of housing in america has been showing some small signs of stabilization ahead of this week's reports on home contruction and sales. while activity remains a fraction of what it was at the height of the boom 2 or 3 years ago, this summer has seen some indication of a pick-up. start with new construction. in the summer of 2005, new home starts were running at an annual clip of more than two million. just
're going to take you to a discussion on a survey on teenage drug use. that is the former health and human services secretary. a new study is out on teenage drug and alcohol use. >> better able to help our nation's teens grow up drug free. we regard this as a work in progress, as we try each year to improve our ability to identify the situations and characteristics that influence a risk that teens will smoke, drink, get drunk, using illegal drugs, or of the use prescription drugs. we do not ask whether the teens do this. a number of government surveys conduct such studies of substance abuse. rather, the survey asked questions such as, how many teens friends smoke, drink, or use drugs? or at what percentage of parties but teens and 10's are alcohol and illegal and prescription drugs used. over the past 15 years, we have surveyed thousands of american teens and their parents. we have identified a number of circumstances and characteristics that affected teens risk of smoking, drinking, and using drugs. we have learned how such things as stress, boredom, spending money, parties, hanging out o
. >> ed cook took us inside one of the simulators to show us turbulence up close. so it feels like aairplane in here? >> once we shut the door it will feel like we're in an airplane. the pilots use a five-point harness. >> that's two and then the middle one down here. that would be three. our simulated flight into danger felt unnervingly real. there's miami below us. like the pro he s cook guided us up the coast and then into the everglades. >> we are headed into the red spot and the more we get into the cloud the more turbulence we'll experience. notice that the wheel is moving more, notice that we're bouncing around a little bit more. >> this is exactly what you would not do if you're flying? >> that's exactly right. this could get bad. >> he gave us a good taste of turbulence, that pilots do everything in real life to avoid. >> because it could do structural damage to the airplane and would hurt people, particularly those not belted in. >> what's causing the turbulence now? >> turbulence right now is just air spilling off around the clouds. it's just the instability around the c
in the us >>: the beauty of our technology is as a consumer, things won't change, you'll go to the gas station you'll fill up your car but you'll be doing it with a renewable fuel. >>abirached: >>abirached: hello and welcome. i'm raya abirached and this is world business, your weekly insight into the global business trends shaping our lives. this week we are looking back at some of the best stories of the past year. as the recession rolls on it is becoming clear that china has not been as badly hit as many predicted. and as china becomes and increasingly important global power there is a growing feeling that her currency, the rmb could also challenge the dollar as the world's reserve currency. >>reporter: the cranes at fangchenggang hoist the lion's share of global trade in and out of south west china's guangxi zhuang region. >>: loads like these sacks of aluminium oxide are usually settled in us dollars - the world's leading reserve currency. but volatile exchange rates are adding to the pain of the global slowdown. so, to counter this, china is promoting its rmb - albeit quietly - as
about 0.9%. psychiatrist teen. >> hey, bertha. joining us now for market strategy, we have our panelist, david cosbow. and here in singapore, steven davis, ceo of javelin wealth management. steven, are you at all surprised at how big a role the shanghai market played today in dictating market direction here in data? is this a start of more to come? >> i don't think one should be at all surprised. i think the only thing that's a surprised is that it's taken as long as it has in order to have a relatively sharp, quick correction. i think overall, asian markets have all rallied extraordinarily strongly this year, and in particular, obviously, since their lows of march 9th. so it's inevitable that we're going to see a degree of profit taking, readjustment of portfolios, call it what you will. i think on a longer term basis, the outlook looks roently positive and certainly our view remains that one should be using bouts of selling pressure to accumulate a bit more on weakness. >> david, do you agree with what stephen just said? >> yes, i think china is definitely important. there's no -- and
promised $3 billion for reconstruction. >>> it looks like u.s. support for the war in afghanistan is flagging. 50% of those surveyed think the war didn't worth fighting. joint chiefs of staff admiral mike mullen says he's concerned about that lack of support. he says afghanistan remains vulnerable to being retaken by extremist forces. >> well, i think it is serious, and it is deteriorating. i have said that over the last couple years, that taliban insurgency has gotten better. their tactics just in my recent visits out there certainly indicate that. general mcchrystal is about to wrap up his assessment, and he will come in with that assessment in detail, and i haven't seen that. >> you have no doubt he'll ask for more troops? >> actually, we're not at a point yet where he's made any decisions about asking for additional troops. >> three years ago the u.s. had about 20,000 forces in afghanistan. by the end of this year, that number will be 68,000, including 17,000 sent over by president obama. the top u.s. commander in afghanistan is expected to give a report in about two weeks on
-628-0205. you can reach us on twitter, you can also reach us by e-mail, if you call in, make sure that you turn down your television or radio so that you do not feed back. we will start with the front page of "the wall street journal." "taliban is now winning." this is the report from peter spiegel in washington. "the commander, general stanley mcchrystal, has offered a preview of the strategic assessment that he is going to deliver to washington later this month, saying that the troop shifts are designed to better protect the afghanistan civilians from rising levels of taliban violence and intimidation. the coming redeployments are the clearest manifestation on the death toll and spike in military deaths in afghanistan." we will look at that chart this morning, the mounting toll of the u.s. troop casualties in afghanistan. another article this morning from the philadelphia -- "philadelphia inquirer." de "the president's national security adviser did not rule out adding more u.s. forces in afghanistan to help turn around a war that he said yes
. >>> the union that represents metro workers says a bus driver being investigated for using a cell phone on the job was calling metro's central control center because her work-issued radio did not work. the union says that the driver never moved the bus while she was on the phone. the driver has been on leave since she was photographed using the phone last month. >>> the white house hopes that it can rally president obama supporters to help put to rest some of the concerns being voiced loudly at town hall meetings that are being held across the nation. lawmakers are getting an earful about health care reform, coast to coast. and the president is looking to retake the offensive. he tries to clear up the plans to reform the system. joel brown reports. >> reporter: the opposition to president obama's health care reform efforts is getting louder and louder. >> say no to socialism. >> reporter: voters are voicing their opinions, sometimes angrily at town hall meetings across the nation. >> you listen to us. >> reporter: opponents are concerned that health care reform plans could lead to a com
of terror. passengers tell us about the moment their packed jetliner dropped like a stone. we answer your questions about turbulence. >>> as children head back to school, we have the swine flu survival kit. >>> and does air conditioning turn you into a popsicle? is this a female thing? we take a stand on our hot is this a female thing? we take a stand on our hot topics this morning. captions paifor by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, america. i'm diane sawyer, with chris cuomo. robin is on assignment, on this august 4th, 2009. and everyone has been thinking all along, who could sweep into north korea? who could gain the american journalists? >> the answer is presidentill clinton. he landed in the capital today. >> it's an extraordinary mission, as you say, because of the high level of it. and everybody wondering, since they have been there for five months, we know the sentence was 12 years of hard labor. will it work? let's go straight to martha raddatz and see what she has learned. martha? >> reporter: good morning, diane. the one thing that is clear here is bill clinton would not have go
'm courtney reagan. in the u.s., more dominoes could fall. more banks could go under before the current crisis ends. >>> hello and welcome to cnbc's "worldwide exchange." let's show you where the session currently is is. the ftse 300, 23 points dipped off the high for the session. european stock markets one hour into the trading day. after making three percentage points gains on monday, we're three points up again today as well. investors put more risk into the stock market. dollar-yen, 94.93. euro-dollar back from highs. cable knowledging back from the highs. euro/sterling, steady. christine, good to see you. >> here in asia, i'll call it the bernanke bounce after the optimistic comments from bernanke over the weekend. saying that the global economy could be coming out of the recession. the nikkei up 2.5%. the kospi, continuing to watch this climb. this market last week climbed sharply. still up 60% year to date. the sensex up 2.4%. overall a strong showing in asia. crude oil seems to be putting on gains, in hopes that a global economy is in order. light crude, $74 a barrel. brent is tacking
of analysts think gold is locked in a range new mexico after the united states labor day. >> joining us right now. we have our panel dibie and daniel. gentlemen, thank you very much for being with us. daniel, let me start with you first. a lot of risk aversion here in asia. how bumpy is the road ahead going to be for equities? >> i think it's going to be reasonably bumpy. valuations are clearly extend at about 9 1/2 times earnings. your risk/reward from these kind of levels is poor. back testing is a guide. also, i think there has to be concerns about the economic cycle here. it's clear that the u.s. consumer is doing nothing, that the spending is still very weak, both in the u.s. and europe and that is going to undermine the global economic cycle. and i think sentiment towards it could weaken in the months ahead and asian equities could drop 10% to 15%. >> we're getting news that china's sovereign wealth fund is looking to increase its joe seas by this year. surely, they must view that things are bottoming out. >> even at the six months horizon, the economic news flow will be very supportive
for -- in darfur. thank you for joining us on bbc news. china expresses its strong opposition to the taiwanese invitation to the dalai lama. the israeli prime minister meets with the german chancellor. >> the bbc has uncovered many cases of corruption involving iraqi security cases. the police and the army is blamed for stopping some bombings. it is believed that corruption is undermining their effectiveness. just two months ago, they took over security in iraq as american troops pulled back. the life or death question, can they prove themselves on the job? >> a camera on iraq's foreign ministry catches a suicide truck bomber last week seconds before it admits. . i-- it detonates. >> the iraqi security forces should have done a better job because there were clear instructions, no trucks should move in certain parts of baghdad. >> is there more to come? >> i think that there is more to come. >> mounting corruption has left the security full polls. this businessman told us that he pays bribes to get his trucks through quickly. -- mountain corruption has let security fool holds -- full of holes.
are perking up. we look at whether that rising tide will help lift the u.s. economy. >> susie: prospects for recovery are definitely lifting oil prices. crude continued its march higher on hopes a recovery will bring with it a big boost in demand. >> paul: "cash for clunkers" heads to history's scrap heap but dealers are getting a little extra time to cross their "t's" and dot their "i's". so what's next for the u.s. auto industry? coming up, some answers from a noted analyst. >> susie: this recruiter is trying to fill 300 positions but he's swamped with thousands of resumes. tonight, standing out in a crowded field of applicants. >> paul: i'm paul kangas. >> susie: and i'm susie gharib. this is nightly business report for monday, august 24. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program was made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> susie: good evening everyone. oil prices closed at a new high for the year: $74.37 a barrel. in new york trading october crude futures rose 48 cents to settle just shy of $75. prices have doubled sinc
as real, their findings were taken by world leaders, so much so, they were used to frame legislation to the end of the century. the other agencies are prepared to hold grand meetings and copenhagen and then agree, 40 or more years, the assumption is global heating is so serious that expensive action is needed now if we are to avoid damaging climate change affecting our children and grandchildren. obviously it will be the cool spell indicating they have overestimated climate change. i think that instead they have underestimated the severity of global heating, mainly because they paid too much attention to human factors to industrial and domestic pollution, they have not enough attention to the earth's response to what we are doing. this is going to be the subject of my talk this evening. when i look at climate change from the point of view of our planet rather than the human viewpoint, i see that report as the scariest official document i have ever read. the earth does not just passively accept what we do, it responds to climate change and that response is more deadly than the small c
for a road map, they might find it in massachusetts. jim acosta is joining us in boston this morning. looking today at massachusetts health care system. this was implemented in former governor mitt romney. >> that's right. of all thing, a republican. and you know, john, earlier this week, the white house took a lot of heat from democrats when it backed away from public option and the plans for health care reform. what do you get when you take the public option out of health care reform, according to some experts, you get romney care. >> reporter: if washington wants to reform health care with bipartisan support, consider what former republican presidential candidate mitt romney did as governor in democratic massachusetts. >> you don't have to have a public option. you don't have to have the government in the insurance business to make it work. >> three years after enacting its own version of reform, massachusetts now has near universal coverage. taxpayer watchdogs say it's affordable. >> the wide spread assumption that is breaking the bank in massachusetts. it's not breaking the bank at all.
. he writes a lot of plays about his experiences. he used to live in los angeles, now found love and lives in utah . so he's a contributor to the book. another one is "gehad for love." which is a movie about gays in islam. he talking about what it was like to travel the world and try to speak to gay muslims around the world get them to be on film and tell their stories. that's another chapter. after the editor of the gay magazine which in american the magazine means freedom. he has one in arabic and english. he recented started a gay islamic press. there are other men who have also written stories, many men who have lived in the middle east and muslim countries. there's a couple things that i want to point out in this book. as i'm speaking, and i've been using some of these terms as i talk. i'm painting some very broad definitions. i'm using muslim world. it's a very artificial term when i say "muslim world." we would never say i look this trip to the christian world. it was fabulous. i have to tell you about what it was like to go to the christian world. you won't believe what i
for his guidance and friendship and is useful insights throughout time i have been in the senate. i also want to thank my family. they've made many sacrifices during this time, and i look forward to the opportunity for us to not only reminisce and share wonderful memories we have developed together but also the opportunity to move on in our lives and have closer opportunity for family time. i look forward to continuing to be an active voice on issues of vital to florida and the u.s., and look forward to being an active part of a resurgent republican party. i think you very much and i will take a couple of questions. >> [inaudible] >> absolutely not. this is a free country, and i am doing this of my own free will. for the reasons i have just stated -- i cannot say it any better. it is only my desire to get on with the rest of my life. that is the governor's decision, i respect that, and trusted to do a good job on that. i called the governor to let him know when i was doing. we have called about this potential, and i think he is prepared. it is in his hands. i will leave all the questions
has moved onto a career in france. he is -- has moved onto his first u.s. release "the birth of cornelius." we are glad that you join us for the debate over health-care reform and a singer corneille. >> there are some neat things that walmart is looking forward to doing, like helping people live better. we are looking forward to building strong relationships. with your help, the best is yet to come. >> nationwide insurance proudly supports tavis smiley. looking to improve financial literacy and the economic empowerment that comes with it. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] captioned by the national captioning institute tavis: and baron hill of indiana is a co-chair of a group of moderately conservative democrats known as the blue dog coalition. they will play a key role in any health care reform package that comes out of congress. he is also a member of the indiana basketball hall of fame, conducted back in 2000. a class that included some guy named larry bird. i
for an incredible skydiving jump from one of our nation's heroes. he is a retired sergeant first class with the u.s. army. he is also a double amputee. he was awarded a purple heart. he lost his legs when he was a member of the army's elite parachuting team. the most important part of this story is that none of that has stopped this veteran. he is taking to the skies once again. he is parachuting for a very good cause. molly henneberg joins us with more on this amazing story. the skies are so blue above you, molly. we cannot wait to see this event. >> i know. we are trying to find him in the sky. i can see him coming down right now. this is such a great event. a former army sergeant first class who lost his legs in a mid-air collision when he was parachuting now has to prosthetic legs and is parachuting to encourage wounded warriors. let me bring and this man from the spirit of liberty foundation. >> we believe that no one can say thank you enough. it is incredible. american used to say thank-you to all of these men and women who volunteer. >> really quickly, let me introduce you to the commander o
was the leading liberal champion in the senate, and we used to get in some tremendous rows, but in the end we were able to put together some tremendous bills in history. >> if you read the op-ed pages and have conversations with people in politics, the word soul comes up a lot. the world says the democratic party has lost its soul. do you agree with that assessment, and if that's the case, how does one replace its soul? >> he was larger in death than he was in life. teddy was pragmatic and practical. he loved the democratic party and was passionate. obviously, we've lost a great champion in all of this. but he would take um branbrage. he would expect us to get up this morning, get battling, decide what we needed to do, sit down with our friends on the other side like orren and i have on many issues and get the job done. we don't have the luxury of sitting back and wall lowing in our own grief. one of the great tributes of teddy was his like ability. people liked him. also was his ability to overcome adversity. >> when i was up there seeing old friends in massachusetts politics, they say it's incre
to free the lockerbie bomber and reaction from the former leader of the investigation, here in the u.s. >> a present inferno. fire consumes a kentucky prison in the midst of a massive riots. now investigators want to know how the prison descended into chaos. >> plus a victim of its own success. as the cash for clunkers program speeds to its monday cut off, folks across the country are racing to the dealer hoping for a last minute bargain. but some are finding out it's already too late. >> julie: a "fox news" whether alerts. the first atlantic hurricane of the season for the off the east coast tonight churning up rough seas and recurrence. hurricane bill will likely not make landfall here in the u.s. but it is still packing or the forceful winds reaching up to 85 mph. it is ruining one of the last vacation weekends of the summer. one of the states being hit forces of massachusetts. resident obama is traveling there tomorrow with his family. the obama specification on barthes vineyard. so far the white house has not said whether the hurricanes will affect their plans. our dominica davis
corporations. what can we do for you? >> the u.s. and dips its toe again in somalia. it is not sending soldiers this time, it says, but military support and aid. three indians convicted of the 2003 mumbai tax get the death penalty. keeping watch on on -- on call sam -- uncle sam. coming up later for you, can jumping off rocks into the sea be safe? it sure it can, says the organizer of a new coastal pursuit. mourning the passing of sam the koala. hello to the u.s. secretary of state has publicly warned eritrea that the u.s. will take action against the country if it does not stop supporting militants in somalia. hillary clinton promises to expand help for somalia's week interim governments, threatened by al qaeda-linked terrorists. she met somalia's president today in kenya. >> a mark of respect for those killed during a terror attack 11 years ago in central nairobi. the american embassy was bombed, and the victims were mostly canyons. that attack was blamed on al qaeda. the american secretary of state believes threats of terrorism remain. >> it is an opportunity to renew our resolve. we need to
delta when we visited three years after ken's death when he said directly to us shell is responsible for my son's death. as we sat there listening to the father, the son and grandson, who i was sitting next to judith browne chomsky. she was our guest for the hour. judith browne chomsky was one of the leading attorneys in this case that led to this landmark settlement. when i asked noam tonight how he would like to be introduced, he said tell them i am the brother-in-law of judith browne chomsky. [applause] judith is married to noam's younger david, david. noam was born december 7, 1928 in philadelphia. by the age of ten, he was writing an extended essay against fascism and about the spanish civil war. don't be discouraged. [applause] at 14, he was getting his education, as he tells it, in the back of the 72nd street subway station here in new york. you go up the front, that is where you buy newspapers and the french newspaper stand where people would rush by, by their papers and go but it was the back, less populated stand where the stragglers would be where his uncle ran the newspap
to get involved. meltdowns, throwdowns, shoutdowns, every day this week has revealed to us a new page in the how to behave in a public forum handbook. those health care town hall meetings, we've seen the spectrum of human behavior at these events. roger, take some of this video. here is one end of the spectrum. a town hall meeting with sceptor brown of ohio. no raised voices. people stayed in their seats. civil conversation. there is this one from two days ago. you think people were shocked to see this. you bet they were. outraged. that's texas representative sheila jackson lee unbelievably with all that's been going on at theseton hall meetings, taking a call on her cell phone while one of her constituents is trying to ask her a question. she told the woman in the audience, go ahead, i can hear you, while she is talking and listening on the phone. we are going to play that whole incident for you, the entire thing in just a minute so you can see it for yourself and judge it for yourself. that's important. >>> watch this. the bottom of the screen. this is in missouri. we were critical
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was deeper than anyone thought. it told us how close we were to the edge. it revealed that in the last few months, the economy has done better than expected. many suggest that part of this progress is directly attributable to the recovery act. this and the other difficult but important steps we have taken have helped put the brakes on this recession. we took action to stem the spread of foreclosures by helping responsible homeowners they in their homes. we helped to revive the credit markets and open up loans for families and small businesses. we enacted a recovery act that puts tax cuts directly in the pockets of middle-class families, extended unemployment insurance for people who lost their jobs, provided relief to struggling states to prevent layoffs, and made investments to put people back to work, rebuilding and renovating roads, bridges, schools, and hospitals. i realize that none of this is much comfort for those who are out of work or struggling. when we receive our monthly jobs report next week, it is likely to show that we're continuing to lose far too many jobs in this country.
own town hall meeting. steve: kelly joins us from washington, d.c.. tempers are flaring last night. >> we have seen a lot of this going on. in the state of maryland, we're talking about senator cardin. outside, you are looking at the protesters shouting. these are the protesters for and against health care. those are hearing and shouting at each other. fortunately, no violence. on the inside is where the sparks were flying as well. the vigorous debate continued on the inside. it was pretty much the same thing on the outside. here is what center been carted -- senator cardin was facing. >> united states ranks 37th on health care results out heaof 191 countries. >> if you will just allow the senator a few more moments and we will get to the questions >> basically, you have people using their right of free speech and been very vigorous in their debate against health care. this has been going on across the country. the president of the united states said he welcomes vigorous debate, but in the long run, he would like to see more cooler haneads prevail. brian: i heard the stuff was goin
the u.s. is it has had very strong ties to each of the political parties. it has, you will find the leaders of all the parties have visited iran. some of them have houses in tehran. there is a lot of links with the kurds, with obviously with the shiites, the iranians, most of them shiites and with the sunnis. so iran is a constant factor and in communication and very much on top of what is going on in iraq. will they influence it disproportionately is what we can't quite tell yet. >> inraq after many long years of casualties and difficulties, there has been some success. and i think it's the goal now ought to be to consolidate that succeed ses and also to use what leverage we have to try toto influence political developments in the right way and that involves arab issue but also involves weighing in if we think there are abuses on the part of the iraqi government and there is some concern that it might be moving in a little bit of a authoritarian direction. >> i think the role we play is a role continuing to encourage iraqis not to use violence, using that term with a lot of lat
hope to be there when it does. from all of us here in new york huckabee,staff of good knigh night and see you, everybody. god bless. captioned by, closed captioning services, inc. said a criminal. >> my apw were black because of blood. >> oliver: the only war america lpu could we have won? >> easily, easily. >> oliver: was itúqpw>=med fromy the start? >> you wanted an advisor who would tell him what he wanted to hear. in beirut, next news break, bottom of the t'r?ries with oliver north"q ÷y american infantryman can't be pushed, they have to be led from tzu front. this statue called follow me úwú/es tzu spirit of the the perilous business of war on the ground. on the gr north, this is war stories. coming to you from fort coming t georgia, home of the u.s. army infantry since 1918. during the 1960's and 70's, hundreds of thousands of young@@ soldiers honed their combat skills here. but american involvement in southeast asia began years before our first air and ground combat units arrived in 1965. early in the cold war against communists, the eisenhower administration s
in this morning. you also reach us by e-mail,, and on twitter. the obama's are not in the white house this week, but the white house will have a special visitor this week. a philadelphia family will get a tour of the white house. one dozen of the descendants of jennings will view the famous gilbert stuart portrait of washington. the story this morning that we are asking you about is afghanistan. here is the front page of "the new york times." the military says that the afghan forces is insufficient. "military troops sought for procurement in war. the chief envoy to the region this weekend said that they did not have enough troops to do their job, pushed past their limits by taliban rebels who operate across the borders. taliban insurgents continued to bombard the towns and villages with rockets despite a new influx of american troops. in eastern afghanistan, a network of militants has become a main source of attacks against american troops and their afghan allies." further down, "the assessment comes after stanley mcchrystal revealed that he was working to complete a major war s
media, news paster at b.g.e. newspapers and broadcasters. >> we appreciate you for joining us with the press association. thanks for the update. now that speech by william hague, the british conservative e party's shadow foreign secretary. his remarks are from earlier this summer in london. [applause] >> thank you and good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. it is a great pleasure to be here again, and thank you again for hosting. the third time in four years i have spoken around the 21st of july here in this room. parliament cannot go into recess until i have delivered my speech each year. i do indeed remember you assuring me that i would only be required for half an hour on television, and two hours later i was still sitting there answering the questions. two hours up translator arabic make a lot more sense than two hours in the house of commons, so i was pleased to do it. running at its highest since the end of the second world war, there is no doubt that the principal legacy of the current government's to its successes into the next generation will be debt, and get on a scale
us sort of specific descriptions that a medical professional would recognize. what you saw, how you approached the problem, who was doing what. >> ok. the -- the people that were there were -- that i remember and i'm sure there were others, were myself. a nurse, diane bowen, i think, and two interns. marty white who's now -- well, head of the organ bank here in dallas. a lot of people still around. and an oral surgery resident whose name i don't remember right now. oral surgery intern. so that was the team. your job in a patient who's severely injured kind of goes in the steps of do what takes -- keeps each patient alive, then you go back and evaluate the injuries in more detail and make your long-term plan. first, you need a way to breathe second you have to be breathing and third your heart has to be pumping and fourth, head has got to be working, your nervous system has to work. your job is to see what's going of within the airways and breathing and see what's going won the circulation. then you look at neurological function. the -- usually one person kind of takes charge and one
captive. >> obviously we are concerned and we call on the iranian government to help us. shepard: plus, what were they doing there in the first place? captioned by the national captioning institute shepard: they are students and riders described as seasoned travelers there is a broad diplomatic push to bring them back home, we have learned their names now. sharon shroud student and journalist. joshua fatal another student all three said to be in their 20's. officials i said they entered iraq in turkey stayed in northern iraq for a couple of days and headed toward a resort area. that's where officials say the three americans went on a hike, got lost and wandered into american territory a fourth friend was supposed to be with them on that hike but stayed behind because he said he was sick. he says he got a call from the group just last week. they said they were in iran and surrounded by iranian troops. since then, only a few bits of information about what happened to the hikers. today, the u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton said the state department is going throu
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